BMC News & Events

Volunteers Needed for Gifts of Hope Telethon

There are still plenty of volunteer camera operator positions that need to be filled for the 2015 Gifts of Hope Telethon. This annual event is a live five-hour program presented by the Belmont Media Center and Belmont Citizen-Herald to raise monetary and food donations for the Belmont Food Pantry. Live entertainment and interviews with local guests will be happening throughout the day. Santa will make a guest appearance. The telethon will take place on Saturday, December 12th from 12-5 PM, and will be live on all three BMC channels.

Belmont Historical Society presents Barbara F. Berenson now OnDemand

Belmont Historical Society presents Barbara F. Berenson now OnDemand:
Berenson speaks about the topics in her new book: Boston's leading abolitionists and historic events here that shaped the conflict that became our Civil War.

America Hometown Thanksgiving Parade

Watch the America Hometown Thanksgiving Parade on channels 96 (Comcast) and 30 (Verizon) at 1:00pm, 3:00pm, 5:00pm, 7:00pm, 9:00pm and 11:00pm.

Belmont native Jason Gay reads from his new (and 1st) book!


WSJ columnist and Belmont native Jason Gay's first book Little Victories has just been published and he read an excerpt of it to a packed audience at the Belmont Public Library last week. Watch his memorable (and often hilarious) appearance here:

Re-Dedication of Belmont's WWI Memorial

The re-dedication of Belmont's beautifully restored WWI Memorial took place on a rainy Veteran's Day. Watch the ceremony here:

Volunteers Needed for Event Coverage and Telethon

BEECH STREET CENTER PRESENTATION - We are looking for a volunteer camera operator to record a Beech Street Center presentation on Vitamin D. Megan Ostrander, Springwell’s registered dietitian, will discuss why Vitamin D is important and how to prevent deficiency. This event will take place this Friday, November 20th at 12:00 PM at the Beech Street Center. One volunteer camera person is needed. Volunteer should arrive an hour early for setup. To sign up, please call 617-484-2443 or email

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